Jules Bianchi’s career could just be set to take off after the Frenchman claimed both his and the Marussia team’s first points in Formula One during a frantic Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Bianchi, racing in his second season of F1, produced a fine drive from last on the grid – owing to a penalty for an enforced gearbox change on Saturday – to finish ninth, surviving two five-second stop/go penalties in what was a race of attrition around the streets of Monte Carlo.
“It felt like a victory to me,” Bianchi told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport after the race. “Even if it does not mean so much for others, for us this ninth place is like a win.”
The result, which moves...
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